Book Review: Merry Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Merry Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing. Here’s what it’s about: A child’s Christmas list brings Santa to a family’s Thanksgiving celebration. Santa comes early in this Thanksgiving tale. In fact he saves the dinner by accident after Joey gets his list to Santa mixed up with his mom’s Thanksgiving grocery list. This is a cute tale that will get you in the mood for Christmas. My Rating: 4 out of 5

Book Review: The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing. Here’s what it’s about: A creative spin on the Christmas classic, this whimsical celebration follows the family as they greet friends and relatives, prepare the feast and give thanks. This is a cute story that takes you from Thanksgiving preparation through to the family feast. Written in rhyme, it’s catchy too. My Rating: 4 out of 5

Book Review: A Comfy, Cozy Thanksgiving by Kiki Thorpe

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is A Comfy, Cozy Thanksgiving by Kiki Thorpe. Here’s what it’s about: Treelo tries to help his friends prepare for Thanksgiving, but he just seems to get in their way. Feeling unwanted, he goes out in search of a new home. But soon a whiff of Bear’s delicious cooking leads him back to the Big Blue House — where Treelo finds he’s wanted after all A warm, cozy tale about friendship … Read more

Book Review: Fat Chance Thanksgiving by Patricia Lakin

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Fat Chance Thanksgiving by Patricia Lakin. Here’s what it’s about: After the fire burned through Carla and Mama’s apartment, all Carla had left was her beloved book, A Pilgrim Thanksgiving. Carla read the book over and over. She pretended to be the smiling Pilgrim girl sitting at the feast table, surrounded by family and friends.A year later, when they were finally in a tiny apartment of their own, Carla asked … Read more

Book Review: Thelonius Turkey Lives! by Lynn Rowe Reed

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Thelonius Turkey Lives! by Lynn Rowe Reed. Here’s what it’s about: Every Thanksgiving, a turkey disappears from Felicia Ferguson’s farm. And this year, Thelonius Turkey is the only turkey left. So with only a week to go before Thanksgiving, Thelonius won’t sit around waiting to be stuffed and roasted–he’s not going to the chopping block without a fight! So begins one determined turkey’s hilarious campaign to save his own neck. … Read more

Book Review: ‘Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is ‘Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav Pilkey. Here’s what it’s about: The incomparable Dav Pilkey adapts Clement Moore’s classic Christmas poem to tell his wacky Thanksgiving tale. The day before Thanksgiving, eight boys and girls take a field trip to a turkey farm. They have fun playing with eight exuberant turkeys but are shocked to learn that Farmer Mack Nuggett plans to kill all the turkeys for Thanksgiving dinners. … Read more

Book Review: Albert’s Thanksgiving by Leslie Tyron

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Albert’s Thanksgiving by Leslie Tyron. Here’s what it’s about: It’s time for the great Thanksgiving feast in Pleasant Valley, and there’s so much to be done There are hats and Indian headbands to be made, as well as decorations of dried cornstalks and bright-colored leaves. But who will make the new harvest table and the cross-legged turkeys? And what about the vegetables? These must be harvested if there’s going to … Read more

Book Review: A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is A Plump and Perky Turkey by Teresa Bateman. Here’s what it’s about: The townspeople of Squawk Valley try to trick a turkey into being their Thanksgiving dinner, but are frustrated in their efforts when the turkey tricks them instead. I really enjoyed this book even though (*SPOILER*) the turkey wins yet again. It’s a rhyming tale and reads nicely. The illustrations by Jeff Shelly work really well with the storyline … Read more

Book Review: Thanksgiving Rules by Lurie Friedman

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Thanksgiving Rules by Lurie Friedman. Here’s what it’s about: A young boy explains the rules for getting the most out of the Thanksgiving holiday from the early bird gets the turkey to life is sweeter when you eat sweets. But even after eating his way through the buffet table, he leaves readers with the true recipe for a perfect Thanksgiving. Full color. I much preferred the illustrations to the story … Read more

Book Review: Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’ by Eileen Spinelli

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’ by Eileen Spinelli. Here’s what it’s about: You’re invited Join the Tappletons, the nicest bunch of wolves ever, for a very special Thanksgiving meal. Everyone has a job to do. Mrs. Tappleton is making the turkey. Mr. Tappleton is buying the pies. Kenny is in charge of the salad. Jenny is mashing the potatoes. It “seems” like everything is going smoothly. But be prepared for a … Read more

Book Review: This is the Turkey by Abby Livine

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is This is the Turkey by Abby Livine. Here’s what it’s about: Max is excited about the big turkey he has picked out for his family’s Thanksgiving dinner. He and his sister help prepare the fixings, and soon his friends and relatives bring their own dishes and merriment. At last, it’s time to bring in Max’s turkey. But watch out! Mom steps on a toy car and the turkey goes flying … Read more

Book Review: Arthur’s Thanksgiving by Marc Brown

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Arthur’s Thanksgiving by Marc Brown. Here’s what it’s about: Arthur has been picked to direct his school’s Thanksgiving play-and cast the roles. But all his friends want to be star, and no one wants to play the Turkey! What will Arthur do? Arthur takes on the big task of directing the Thanksgiving pageant and the hardest role to fill is that of the turkey. This is a good story and … Read more

Book Review: Turkey Bowl by Phil Bildner

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Turkey Bowl by Phil Bildner. Here’s what it’s about: It’s Thanksgiving, and that means it’s time for…football! Ethan has waited his whole nine-year-old life to be old enough to play in the annual family Turkey Bowl football game. This is his year. He wakes up Thanksgiving Day, dresses in all of his football finest, and runs downstairs to greet the team — his whole family. But the kitchen isn’t full … Read more

Book Review: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott AND Apple Slump Recipe

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott. Here’s what it’s about: Thanksgiving morning is here, and the Bassett family’s cozy kitchen is filled with the hustle and bustle of the holiday. But this year something is different: Tilly, Prue, and their brothers and sisters have been left in charge of everything from the roasted turkey to the apple slump. They tie on their aprons and step into the kitchen, but … Read more

Book Review: The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli. Here’s what it’s about: Enter two families who couldn’t be more opposite. Family one seems just perfect-with a plump golden turkey, gorgeous whipped cream swirls atop their pie, and lace napkins on the table. Family two, on the other hand, seems far from it! The turkey burns, the Jell-O wiggles and jiggles right to the floor, and Dad’s shirt serves as napkin. What could … Read more

Book Review: Clifford’s Thanksgiving Visit by Norman Bridwell

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Clifford’s Thanksgiving Visit by Norman Bridwell. Here’s what it’s about: Clifford and Emily Elizabeth discover how much they have to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day. Clifford has quite an adventure in this one. Doesn’t he always? After being left alone on the holiday, he gets lonely and decides to visit his mother. This is a good story to read and discuss the family you’re thankful for having. My Rating: … Read more

Book Review: Dora’s Thanksgiving (Dora the Explorer) by Sarah Willson

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Dora’s Thanksgiving (Dora the Explorer) by Sarah Willson. Here’s what it’s about: It’s Thanksgiving, and Dora and her family and friends are ready to clelbrate. What is Dora thankful for? Take a look inside “Dora’s Thanksgiving” and find out! If you like Dora the Explorer, you’ll learn about Thanksgiving with her and learn some related Spanish. This book is minorly interactive and a good choice if you like the books … Read more

Book Review: One Is a Feast for Mouse: A Thanksgiving Tale by Judy Cox

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is One Is a Feast for Mouse: A Thanksgiving Tale by Judy Cox. Here’s what it’s about: The Thanksgiving feast is over. Mouse spots one pea, which is quite enough for one mouse, but he keeps adding other tidbits. Then Cat sees him, in a story about giving thanks for the little things. Full color. The poor little mouse gets greedy while he gathers up food from a Thanksgiving feast. Why … Read more

Book Review: Pilgrims Of Plymouth by Susan E. Goodman

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is Pilgrims Of Plymouth by Susan E. Goodman. Here’s what it’s about: What was it like to be a pilgrim child in 17th-century Massachusetts? This charming picture book takes young readers back in time to see. For one thing, pilgrim children didn’t go to school. Instead, they helped their parents with chores and played games such as marbles. There were no convenient grocery stores. Pilgrims had to hunt and gather food, … Read more

Book Review: A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving by Charles M. Schulz

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving by Charles M. Schulz. Here’s what it’s about: In this beloved classic for the whole family, Charlie Brown has to prepare an entire Thanksgiving meal before time runs out! Featuring the antics of Snoopy, Woodstock, Sally, Peppermint Patty, and the rest of the Peanuts® gang, this special collector’s Miniature Edition, based on the beloved holiday television special, is the perfect kickoff to the holiday season. This … Read more